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Peer Recovery Specialist - PITCHESS Jail Services

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Peer Recovery Specialist - PITCHESS Jail Services in *Multiple Locations

  • SAN FERNANDO VALLEY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, INC.
  • Full time
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  • *Multiple Locations
  • 08/11/2019
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Assist with admission into SUD services, transitioning from one level of care (LOC) to another, navigating the mental health, physical health and social service systems and carry a case load as assigned by program management. Communicate with a network of providers as participants move between LOC’s and into post- discharge recovery services to support successful transitions back into the community. Provide individual and group counseling/case management, regular assessments, and crisis intervention in accordance with the approved Evidence Based Practices (EBP). Provide evaluation; plan development; placement services; assistance in daily living; linkage and consultation to Substance Use disordered clients. Provide referrals to adjunct services in relapse prevention, independent living skills training. Provide outpatient follow up services upon discharge.

Qualifications
Education:
  • CAADAC/ CAADE certificate (course work completed) and registration/certification in process.
  • High School Diploma/GED Required.

Experience:

Minimum of two years’ experience in substance use disorders in a mental health or substance abuse setting preferably with homeless,forensic, dual diagnosed individuals. Experience in individual and group counseling. Two years alcohol & drug treatment experience preferred.

Must have a good driving record and must be insurable by Center’s insurance company.  You can send your resume via e-mail to:  [email protected] or

 

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You can send your resume PDF to:  [email protected]

 



SAN FERNANDO VALLEY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, INC.

The San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is dedicated to improving the mental health of individuals and families within the Greater San Fernando Valley community. This is achieved by providing effective and culturally sensitive therapeutic services based on each consumer’s in...

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